Tomorrow is Sallah in Nigeria, says NSCIA

The Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, on Monday night said the new crescent of Shawwal has been sighted. He said the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, will make an official announcement on Monday night. According to him, the moon was sighted in Damaturu and another town. The moon sighting brought […]

An ga watan Sallah a wasu garuruwan Najeriya

Rahotonni dake shigo mana daga sassan Nageriya daban-daban na nuni da cewar an ga jaririn watan Shawwal (watan karamar Sallah) a wasu garuruwa kamar haka: Potiskum da Unguru a Jihar Yobe, Daura a Jihar Katsina da Jimeta a jihar Adamawa da Jihar Legas. Har yanzu ana jiran sanarwa a hukumance daga bakin mai alfarma sarkin […]

Anti-graft agency uncovers alleged N3.4bn misappropriated by Kano Emirate Council

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission says it has uncovered over N3.4 billion allegedly misappropriated by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II. The alleged amount was said to have been misappropriated between 2014 and 2017. This is contained in a preliminary report of investigation conducted by the commission and signed by […]

Eid-Al-Fitr: Yobe fowl sellers increase prices

Fowl sellers in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, have increased prices of chickens, turkey, and guinea fowls ahead of Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. The development, happening barely a day to Eid-Al-Fitr celebration, had attracted low patronage of the birds by the Muslim faithfuls. Our correspondent, who went round markets within the state capital, reported that a local chicken, […]

Tiv/Jukun crisis spreads to two more councils in Taraba

The unending Tiv/Jukun crisis in Taraba state has now spread to Donga and Takum local government areas as several Tiv communities came under attack by suspected militia. Our reporter’s findings revealed that many Tiv villages in parts of Donga and Takum local government areas were set ablaze forcing many people including women and children to […]

Saraki appoints Prof. Abubakar Suleiman as DG NILDS

By Taiye Agbaje Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has appointed Prof. Abubakar Suleiman as Director-General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS). Saraki, in a statement by Mr Nwajei Kanayo, Communication Adviser of NILDS, on Monday, said ”the appointment takes immediate effect.” According to Kanayo, in a letter dated May 28, conveying the appointment, Saraki, […]

Group urges Buhari to reduce cost of governance

By Deji Abdulwahab The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWG) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate amendments to the Nigerian Constitution to reduce cost of governance. The group gave the advice in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by its National Coordinator, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi. “MMWG seizes this opportunity to call on […]

Don’t use tyres to burn meat, AEPB tells abattoir operators

By Deji Abdulwahab The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has urged abattoir operators in Karu, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to desist from using tyres to burn meat. The Director of AEPB, Alhaji Baba-Sheu Lawal said that the act was unhygienic, harmful to human health and the environment. Lawal, who was represented by the Head of […]